Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents, Third Edition
Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents, Third Edition
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Catalog Number: #600276357
Format: Ebook
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Publisher: Macmillan
Copyright Date: 2016
Edition Date: 2016
Pages: 272
Territory: North America
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-250-11738-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-250-11738-0
Dewey: 362
Language: English
Reading Level: 7.0
Interest Level: 9+

A thoroughly revised edition of the authoritative guide to caring for aging parents

For women and men who are involved in caring for aging parents, and for those who see caregiving in their future, this empathetic and practical book offers complete coverage of all the practical issues you are likely to confrontwhile addressing the emotional stress and particular needs of caregivers. Claire Berman, drawing on her own experiences, the experiences of many other adult children, and interviews with specialists in the geriatric field, discusses the wide range of emotions that can accompany caregiving.

This completely updated edition includes:
 new discussions of the Internet as a tool for seniors
 new sources of prescription drugs
 information about emergency response systems
 recommended exercises and exercise videos and adaptive clothing
 an extensively revised resources section

In a wise and compassionate voice, Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents teaches you everything you need to know to help your parents through the stressful and humbling challenges of aging.

"A compassionate book that offers support for the caregiver, plus solid advice on how to fulfill your parents' needs without turning into a martyr." Horizons

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